ISLAMABAD: Third meeting of the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) was held on Friday to discuss on the government reference against senior judges including Supreme Court’s Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice K.K Agha of the Sindh High Court.
In a closed room meeting of the SJC with Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, the supreme judicial body reviewed the counter answer sheet of the government on the response of both judges reference against them for more than one hour. The counter answer was submitted by Attorney General of Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan.
The meeting session was attended by Senior SC judges Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Azmat Saeed, Peshawar High Court (PHC) Chief Justice Waqar Ahmed, Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Ali Ahmed Sheikh, Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan and Registrar Supreme Court Arbab Arif Raheem.
On the other hand, several lawyer bodies are protesting against the reference against two senior judges of the country’s judiciary.